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for romney. joe biden is doing the letterman show, doing the top ten list, whatever, i'm not sure. should mitt romney do it? >> no. >> jennifer: too much risk? >> too much risk at this point. i think that he -- he should not risk making a mistake at this point. >> jennifer: isn't that why he's not answering any questions from reporters at this point? >> he turned off the mics about a week ago ten days ago. "saturday night live" has been trying to get him for a long time. that would be a little more risky. if he reads the top ten list in letterman, that's scripted. but if it is a live setting where he needs to ad-lib or it is outside of his comfort zone. >> he hasn't said anything unscripted. >> jennifer: hang on. a lot more to cover. they'll stick around. there is still one big piece of news coming before tuesday's election. that's tomorrow's jobs report. we'll get into that after the break and a little later we'll welcome actor and activist cal penn into "the war room. hopefully he will ease my concerns that
'm going to make you a big stalker sign. for a while, 16 years, oprah winfrey and david letterman were mortal talk show enemies. >> that's right. the public feud between the talk -- two high powered talk show hosts was one of the most talked about battles in tv. the two have since buried the hatchet years ago in fact. now they're doing some joint appearances. jenna coy reports from indianapolis. >> reporter: oprah winfrey shared her signature wisdom with ball state university students monday. she appear bfrd a crowd of more than 3,000 as part of alum david letterman's professional workshop and lecture series an got a rousing welcome. >> ladies and gentlemen, do me a favor. please welcome oprah winfrey. [ cheers and applause ] >> everybody is on the journey, the adventure of your life is to discover what your journey is. >> reporter: dave was a big draw too, but it was oprah, students were looking to for inspiration. and this media icon from humble beginnings didn't disappoint with nugget after nugget of powerful insights. >> if there was a number one reason why you've been able to be s
think we all do. >> i love that. >> that was good times. that was good. congrats to letterman's writers. >>> what's coming up, we'll introduce you to a 99-year-old woman who's rocking the vote for the first time in her life. >> it's great story, but first a live look at the country music awards with our media and entertainment consultant brunell del granado who won big, who looked great, all that and more when "world news now" comes right back. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and c
it last monday night but david letterman had donald trump on his show. >> we can't hear the name. we can't hear the name. >> don't say the name. >> toupee chump. >> thank you. >> caller: he was making trump -- >> come on. what are you doing? >> we're trained professionals in this studio. we'll cut. >> little bit of slack. toupee chump is on the letterman. what happened? >> he made him look like a chump. he pulled out one of his shirts and he looks at the label. made in indonesia. he pulls out the tie. nice tie. toupee chump is sitting there with a smirk on his face. he flips the tie over. made in china. and toupee chump gave that stupid smirk of his. they went off to a commercial. come back. he was never there again. >> look, i've got a big problem with macy's, i don't understand why nbc continues to give this toupee chup a show. we'll continue our conversation at 1-866-55-press. the "bill press show" continues. don't buy at macy's folks. take action. we can do this. we can send them a message. t
we go to break, vice president biden stopped by david letterman to give the top ten reasons to vote early. here are the ones that came up. >> number six, if you vote early you don't have to pay taxes. >> looking to mingle? find that special someone in the early voting run. >> the number one thing about voting early, ladies and gentlemen. >> honest, don't you want this election over with already? wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> we think today is the day that president obama and governor romney will come closest to each other before election day. they'll be about 100 miles apart on the campaign trail in ohio. the president is trying to make up for lost time scheduling three stops in ohio over the next six hours. msnbc's chris jansing is live for us today at the first st
on letterman, they get attacked for that. but, in fact, that's the only way to reach folks. >> rose: and they believe it humanized them to do that. >> but they can not get -- it's very hard to exercise presidential leadership in the classic sense in a culture that is so incredibly atomized. >> i don't think i agree with that. so if you look at what's happened over i would say the last 30 or 40 years is power has become centralized in washington. in the white house each white house i've covered is more insular and centralized than the one before and it's a relatively small number of people in the west wing. in congress it's more centralized. in the house much more centralized in the speaker's office. in the senate much more centralized in the leadership. so i do think if you got say an obama and a boehner and a romney or a reid together with a relatively small number of people you could exercise serious presidential leadership even with all the other things going on in the country. >> tom and then jon. go ahead, tom. >> i'll just add to david's point. when jon meacham 20 years from n
. the presidents don't get that anymore unless it's a real crises. so they go on the view, they go on letterman. they get a tax for that. butn fact, that's the only way to reach them. >> rose: they believe it humanizes them to do that. >> they do but they cannot get, it's very hard to exercise presidential leadership in the classic sense, in a culture that is so incredibly atomized. >> rose: david go ahead. >> i don't think i agree with that. if you look at what's happened over i would say over the last 30 or 40 years, this power has become centralized in washington. t's more insular and more centralized and a small number of people in the west wing that really control the administration. in congress it's certainly more centralized than the house, much more centralized than the speaker's office in the senate and much more centralized in the leadership. so i do think that if you got say obama and boehner or romney and reid together with a relatively small number of people, you could exercise some pretty serious presidential leadership even with all the other thing going on in the country we ta
will introduce the panelists but i decided this morning taking a cue after both moses and david letterman i would ask the 10 questions that i would ask about this election, and not in any particular order, or in any priority but as i thought about the election, these were the questions, and they really do both a congressional in presidential races. one, the republicans to push lacking in the senate. was a case of good democratic candidates, bad republican candidates, or the message or the money, or all of the above? number two, why was there no similar shellacking of republicans in the house races? three, outside spending on races set records. but it did not seem to have made much of a difference in the outcomes. was at all a waste of money, or with out it with the outcomes have been materially different? number four, was this a status quo election as some have said, or is there something more profound going on with the electric? five, was there any mandate for anything coming out of this election? six, if there was her wasn't, what was the main message from the people in this country, if any in
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